Annexe accommodation justification statement

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An annexe accommodation justification statement prides details of why your are proposing to build an annexe 

You need to submit an annexe accommodation justification statement if you are proposing to build an annexe that is seperate from the main dwelling. 

If your proposal is for an annexe within or attached to the main dwelling, you can make a householder application. 


Your annexe accommodation justification statement must give: 

  • the reasons why your proposal includes an annex 
  • details of any proposed occupiers 

You should read our local plan review policy RLP18 before you make your statement. 

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on annexe accommodation justification statements and other types of planning applications. 

You can get detailed feedback on your proposal by using our pre-application advice service

Personal and confidential statement 

We may publish any information you submit as part of your application. You must tell us if there is any information you do not want us to publish when you submit your application.  

If however, we believe that this information is in the public interest, we reserve the right to publish it.  

We may also decide parts of your submission are not in the public interest and may redact this information. This information may include telephone numbers, email addresses and signatures. 

When you need to submit this information
Validation requirements

Required by 

  • Local requirement. You can find details of this requirement in: 
    • Local plan review policy RLP3 
    • Local plan review policy RLP18 
    • Local plan review policy RLP90 
    • Core strategy policy CS9 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP1 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP38 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP50 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP55